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Former Bruins prospect Colby Cave passes away at 25

Colby’s wife, Emily wrote on Instagram that they “needed a miracle.”

Due to a brain bleed, Edmonton Oilers forward and former Bruins prospect Colby Cave was in a medically-induced coma since Tuesday after surgeons at Toronto’s Sunnybrook Hospital removed a cyst that caused pressure on Cave’s brain. Unfortunately for Emily and the rest of Colby’s family, friends, teammates and acquaintances, that miracle never came as Cave tragically passed away on Saturday. He was 25.

“It is with great sadness to share the news that our Colby Cave passed away early this morning,” Emily Cave stated in a press release issued by the Oilers.